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This 22-year-old college student makes $10,000 a month off Amazon's Alexa

David Markey, a 22-year-old senior studying applied mathematics and economics at Brown University, got his first Amazon Echo during the e-commerce …

Vocabulary

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A new sidebar includes Google Calendar alongside messages<p>Google revealed yesterday that it’s planning to launch a new Gmail design in the coming weeks. The refreshed design will appear for Gmail users on the web, bringing it closer to the company’s tweaks for Gmail on mobile devices. <i>The Verge</i> has …

Gmail

17 Slow-Cooker Game Day Recipes So You Can Keep Your Eyes Glued to the TV

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

We Could Watch These Italian Nonnas Make Pasta All Day

Every Thursday afternoon, Vicky Bennison gifts the internet when she uploads a video to her Youtube account Pasta Grannies. Each installment documents an Italian <i>nonna</i>, or grandma, rolling and kneading, pressing dough into familiar, and sometimes unfamiliar, shapes. They stretch out serpents of …

Italian Food

What They Ate, How They Fought

Today's United States Army is an evolution of George Washington's Continental Army of 1775. There are essential elements of the American military …

How to Make a Pan Sauce in 4 Simple Steps

<i>Psst: Hate dishes? Love a lil’ something extra on your rice or potatoes? Then it’s time to start making pan sauces (if you aren’t already!).</i><p>Pan sauces, as the name suggests, are made in the exact same pan you’ve used to sauté shrimp, sear a steak, or brown some onions. After cooking your meat, …

Cooking

You Know French Onion Soup—But Do You Know Its (Less Fussy) Tuscan Mother?

Ask a Florentine and they will tell you that onion soup is Tuscan, not French. The Tuscan version, known as carabaccia (pronounced <i>kar-a-ba-cha</i>), is documented in Renaissance recipe books—usually a soup of sliced onions stewed in vegetable broth, thickened with ground almonds, spiced with …

Onions

Bakerstone Original Pizza Oven Box Kit

Have you ever tried baking pizza on the grill? Impossible? Not anymore.With Bakerstone Original Pizza Oven Box, get delicious pizza like it came out …

Pizza

7 handy ways to improve your home in 2018

Your resolution for 2018: Make home improvement a priority with these handy how-to ideas as inspiration.<p>If you let a lot of home improvement projects slip by without taking action in 2017, take heart. 2018 is here! You've now got an entire year to jump on those big household tasks. It's time to …

Google Assistant

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Fitbit's Ionic is the best Fitbit, but I wish it were more Pebble

I’ve been wearing Fitbit’s new smartwatch, the Ionic, non-stop for about four days now. While I haven’t spent quite enough time for a full, comprehensive review of all its features and performance, one thing is already clear: The Ionic is Fitbit’s best tracker ever, but it’s also just barely a …

Wrangle those cords with a magnetic cable organizer for $7 Prime shipped (Reg. $10)

TedGem Direct (99% positive customer feedback) via Amazon is offering its Magnetic Cable Organizer in two color options for just <b>$6.99 Prime shipped</b>. That’s $23 off the original listing, $3 under the regular price and the lowest we can find for it. Rated 4.6/5 stars by Amazon shoppers.<p>TedGem …

Magnetism

10 genius products you can buy on Amazon that will completely change the vibe of your house

You’ve done your summer cleaning and now you’re in the process of doing some redecorating for fall. But as anyone who has attempted redecorating can …

Basic Roman-style pizza dough

Place the flour in a mixer with a dough hook attachment.<p>Dissolve the yeast in 100 ml (3½ fl oz) of the water and add to the flour along with 400 ml …

Amazon Prime: 22 benefits every member gets

A full list of all the stuff that is (and isn't) included with your Prime subscription -- including new deals from Whole Foods.<p>Amazon Prime is best known for two things: free two-day shipping and Netflix-style video streaming. Those are decidedly worthwhile perks, especially considering the …

Tech Trends

Quick Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A quick whir in the blender brings this romesco-style sauce together in seconds. The ingredients are also easy to keep on hand for a last- minute …

red pepper

See? Smartwatches Don't Have to Be Ugly.

These will restore your faith in the fashion-meets-tech accessory.<p>Wearable technology can sometimes be a little...rough, shall we say. Sure, a computer on your wrist might sound cool, but the style element hasn't always landed. But some brands are finally starting to get it, implementing smart …

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult'

Damore is currently on tour of media outlets favored by conservatives. In addition to the WSJ, he has given interviews to Bloomberg, spoken at length with two YouTube personalities popular with alt-right and right-wing audiences, Stefan Molyneux and Jordan B. Peterson, and he did a photoshoot with …

Egyptian Spice Marinade Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> One of my favorite, slightly more complicated flavors to add to different cold (and occasionally hot) dishes is this spicy marinade that I recently learned from my mother. You might be familiar with dukkah, which is a dry blend of Egyptian spices typically used as or on top of a …

Flavors

Grilled Chicken with Garlic-Herb Dressing and Grilled Lemon

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut a piece of aluminium foil about 12 inches long.<p>Put the garlic on 1/2 of the foil, sprinkle with salt and …

A Beginner’s Guide To American Whiskies

“I’m for anything that gets you through the night — be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniel’s.” – Frank Sinatra<p>American whiskey is the by-product of years of European migration into the Americas, rebel ingenuity, and our ugly “Manifest Destiny” era. The winding story of the nation’s …

It’s time to find out why this $28 waterproof Bluetooth speaker is Amazon’s best-seller

Imagine a product so good that it has more than 20,000 customer review on Amazon and yet still manages to somehow have a 4.5-star rating. Now stop …

Women Have More Active Brains Than Men, Imaging Study Shows

The brains of men and women really are different, with certain regions of the female brain being more active than male ones, according to new …

The 10 Best Brownie Mixes at the Grocery Store, Ranked

Only a rookie would think they're all the same...<p>August 07, 2017<p>Although all batches may look the same, each type of brownie has its own unique …

30 Dishes From Around The Country Every Pasta Lover Must Try

Who's in for a pasta roadtrip?

This simple stretch is your DIY way to relieve back pain

Flossing your nerves? If it sounds like a stretch, well, it is. An exercise you can subtly do at your desk, where most of us are marooned these days, …

These Mashed Potatoes Are Basically Like Cream-Cheese Frosting

Whether it's with cream or extra butter, people are always looking for ways to make mashed potatoes as smooth and rich as they can be. Jeff Mauro, aka the Sandwich King, has a tater trick you'll wish you'd known about a long time ago: cream cheese. The ingredient's mild flavor and thick texture is …

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

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This smartphone charging cable is practically bulletproof — because why not

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …